Archive for the ‘Programs’ Category

Proofreading service at Main Library, Wed Apr 23

Monday, April 21st, 2014 - Amy Watts

Proof Your Paper Wednesday, April 23, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Main Library, 1st floor Study Area We can't write it for you, but we can reduce typos and other minor errors that will ruin your days and haunt your nights. Citations checked as well.

Frances Mayes to read from latest memoir April 16

Monday, April 7th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Frances Mayes, the author of three best-selling books about her life in Italy, will speak at the University of Georgia Libraries April 16. A poet and former professor of creative writing, Mayes achieved widespread popularity writing about her life in Italy restoring a crumbling villa, beginning with Under the Tuscan Sun ...

UGA Libraries – Your Friend for Finals

Monday, April 7th, 2014 - Amy Watts

We've planned a smorgasbord of events between now and finals to help students with papers, studying, and stress. In addition to the scheduled events below, keep an eye out (or sniffer working) for pop-up coffee giveaways and other surprise treats. Dash n Draw Wednesday, April 9, 6:00 p.m. (Shouldn't last more than ...

RefWorks workshop, Wed Apr 2

Monday, March 31st, 2014 - Amy Watts

As part of the "Your Friends for Finals" series, the Libraries will be hosting a workshop for students to learn how to collect, format, and add citations to research papers. You can learn on our computers or bring your own laptop. No RSVP required. If you do not already have a ...

Computer Health & Security Fair @ MLC, April 1-2, 10a-3p

Monday, March 31st, 2014 - amber

Bring your laptop to the Computer Health and Security Fair April 1-2, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., in the second floor lobby of the Miller Learning Center. This event is brought to you by UGA's Enterprise Information Technology Services.

Viewing scheduled for Peabody Awards winners announcement

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The Peabody Awards Collection will host a live viewing of the Peabody Award winners announcement, to be broadcast on the "CBS This Morning" sometime between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Join us in the Special Collections Libraries at 300 S. Hull Street for doughnuts and coffee, and watch ...

Panel on Science and Information Literacy

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 - Liz

What does it mean to be science literate? Where can students learn these skills? How can non-STEM students learn about scientific research and process? Come join Liz Holdsworth, Dr. Peggy Brickman, and Dr. Shawn Glynn as they discuss these issues of science information literacy on Wednesday, March 26th. The program begins at ...

Panel on Science Literacy 3/26

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 - Kristin Nielsen

Perspectives on Science and Information Literacy (FYO/Blue Card) Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 5:30 - 6:30 PM - MLC 148 Panel discussion with Dr. Peggy Brickman (Biology) and Dr. Shawn Glynn (Education). Moderated by Science Librarians. Promoting science literacy is a challenge in the complex web of politics, industry, and academia. How do we ...

‘An Encounter with Lillian Smith’ to be presented Saturday

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Atlanta actress Brenda Bynum will present a “Jordan is So Chilly: An Encounter with Lillian Smith,” a solo performance drawn largely from unpublished autobiographical writings by the author. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the ...

Nuclear Anxiety Panel and Dr. Strangelove Screening Postponed

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Due to inclement weather, the University of Georgia campus will be closed today, Thursday, February 13, 2014. Tonight's scheduled panel discussion, Nuclear Anxiety and Civil Defense in Popular Culture, has been postponed. This event will now take place on next Thursday, February 20th from 5:30-7:00PM in the auditorium of the Special ...